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Jus’ Desserts

December 22, 2013

Treat Yourself to Something Sweet

YogurStory, located in the heart of Keeaumoku in Dong Hwa Shopping Center, is crafty with its dessert combinations, and these groupings are not only unique and beautiful, but also tasty and satisfying. Although YogurStory is open for only breakfast and lunch, desserts are always the best options, as those with a sweet tooth will understand…

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December 15, 2013

Cupcakes and Cookies Bring Bundles of Joy

With the holiday spirit in abundance, Hokulani Bake Shop has an array of festively decorated treats to fit the mood. Pumpkin Spice ($3.50) cupcakes are topped with cinnamon cream cheese frosting and colorful sprinkles. “This one was based off of a pumpkin pie dish,” explains lead baker Danielle Jaffe. “Those two flavors (pumpkin and cinnamon)…

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The Signature’s Slice of Heaven

Sit atop the Ala Moana Hotel (the 36th floor, to be exact) and enjoy a stunning view of Waikiki all the way to Diamond Head, while dining on house-made desserts at The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood. According to manager Jessica Melton, The Signature tries to adorn every dessert with a little bit of fresh…

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Mexican Treats Light Up the Holidays

Festive decor adorns the walls of Jose’s Mexican Cafe & Cantina — lights hang across the booths, colorful candle holders sit atop each table and add wonderful colors to your dining experience. Jose’s Mexican Cafe & Cantina has created dishes that please customers of all ages for 40 years, and it continues to do so…

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November 24, 2013

‘Sum’ of the Best Sweets in Town

The wonderful world of desserts takes many shapes, sizes, textures, colors and flavors. It is the diversity of these after-dinner delicacies that is appealing to so many people. Not all desserts have to feature ice cream or cheesecake to be enjoyable, and Happy Days Chinese Restaurant knows this firsthand. Its desserts still fall on the…

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November 17, 2013

A Dawn of New Desserts

Rise and Shine Cafe in Mililani Mauka offers up delicious items for breakfast, lunch and everything in between. While desserts are traditionally thought of as after-dinner indulgences, Rise and Shine proves that you can treat yourself to something sweet any time of day. Owner Lauren Pfeiffer’s move to add desserts to the menu has been…

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November 10, 2013

A Refreshing Finale of Sweets

Tucked away in the heart of Chinatown sits HASR Bistro, an establishment that vamps up traditional comfort food into cuisine that truly is astounding. From Seasonal Farm Greens to Grilled Australian Lamb Rack, HASR Bistro has it all, and what better way to end an amazing meal than with a refreshing dessert. Now, desserts normally…

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November 4, 2013

Krazy about frozen treats

Locally owned and operated Yogo Krazy, located in Pearlridge next to Longs on the ground floor, is the brainchild of the Yeh siblings. Joyce, Danny and Kelly opened Yogo Krazy in 2009, shortly after they finished high school. “We run the business,” Joyce explains. “We don’t have any employees.” The family-oriented mindset is obvious to…

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October 27, 2013

Perfect Treats for all Hallows’ Eve

Family-run business Larry’s Bakery has been known to generations of locals as the go-to spot for excellent baked goods fitting for any special occasion. This year, Halloween is no exception. The staff at Larry’s Bakery knows that Halloween wouldn’t be complete without a few scary treats to top it all off. Pumpkin Butter Mochi ($2…

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October 20, 2013

Here’s Your Piece of the Pie

Anna Miller’s, conveniently located in Aiea’s Pearlridge Center, is every pie-lovers dream! The 24-hour establishment serves breakfast, lunch and dinner at any time of day, which means patrons also can dive into a delectable slice of pie whenever cravings hit. The eatery also is welcoming its 40th anniversary this year, a huge milestone for Anna…

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